Cavalier County

Cavalier County, North Dakota

901 3rd St Suite 15
Langdon, ND 58249
Phone: (701) 256-2229
Fax: (701) 256-2566

On the northeastern border of ND, northwest of Grand Forks; organized Jan 4, 1873 (prior to statehood) from Pembina County. Name Origin: For either Charles T. Cavileer (1818-1902), an early white settler and public official (with the spelling changed to seem French); or Rene Robert Cavalier, Sieur de la Salle (1643-87), the explorer

Area (sq mi):: 1510.14 (land 1488.46; water 21.68) Population per square mile: 2.90
Population 2005: 4,330 State rank: 27 Population change: 2000-20005 -10.40%; 1990-2000 -20.30% Population 2000: 4,831 (White 97.70%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.60%). Foreign born: 2.50%. Median age: 45.20
Income 2000: per capita $15,817; median household $31,868; Population below poverty level: 11.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $30,155-$35,934
Unemployment (2004): 3.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 12.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 11.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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In mid-May, two investment firms commissioned an engineering study to examine the feasibility of building a biodiesel plant in Cavalier County, N.D., where some 20 percent of that state's canola crop is harvested.
Marvin Baker to managing editor of the daily Valley City Times-Record from editor of the weekly Cavalier County Republican in Langdon.